Monteverde Lodge & Gardens
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Lonely Planet review
A progressive recycling strategy, a solar-energy system and a huge solar-powered – but nice and hot – Jacuzzi are among this nonsmoking hotel’s noteworthy environmentally sound practices. Large rooms with full bathroom and wraparound picture windows have garden or forest views. The large lobby is graced by a huge fireplace, and there’s an impeccable bar that looks down on the huge Jacuzzi. The grounds are attractively landscaped with a variety of native plants, emphasizing ferns, bromeliads and mosses, and a short trail leads to a bluff with an observation platform at the height of the forest canopy, with good views of the forest and a river ravine. Most people are here on all-inclusive package deals that include three meals, served à la carte and featuring quality international cuisine, as well as guided tours and transportation from San José.
Our independent authors have visited Monteverde Lodge & Gardens and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Monteverde & Santa Elena.
Description provided by property
This lodge is located 15 minutes’ drive from the Monteverde Biological Reserve and 1 km from Monteverde Town Centre. It features an extensive garden, free Wi-Fi and a large hot tub with a glass atrium and views of the gardens.
Rooms offer views of the forest and gardens. Both upstairs and downstairs rooms have glass-enclosed showers, hot water, an in-room safe, coffee maker, alarm clock, ceiling fan, reading lamps, hair dryer and laundry bag.
The lodge's El Jardin Bar & Restaurant offers a bar setting around an open fireplace. The menu offers traditional Costa Rican and international recipes made with local ingredients when possible. Guests can also find a variety of dining options within 150 metres.
The Monteverde Lodge & Gardens can arrange activities such as tours and hiking, horse riding and bird watching. The property also has experienced on-site guides that can day and nighttime excursions into the wilderness.
The property is 6km from the Santa Elena Reserve and 5 km from the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve. Juan Santamaría International Airport and Liberia International Airport are both a 3-4 hour drive away. The hotel can arrange transfers with advance notice.
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